Hitched, Hatched, Hired

Inside the industry's celebrations and news.

WEDDINGS: Peter Katsis, partner at management and production company Prospect Park, married author Catherine Townsend on Sept. 21 at Hotel Bel-Air. The couple was joined by 122 guests including members of the bands Korn and Backstreet Boys. Jane's Addiction played a set after dinner. The newlyweds will honeymoon in South Africa.

The Ides of March's Evan Rachel Wood married The Adventures of Tintin's Jamie Bell on Oct. 30 in a small ceremony attended by family and close friends, including Ides' Max Minghella. The couple began dating in 2005.

ICM Partners' Mark Gordon married Jessica Laufman on Oct. 13 at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica. The ceremony was performed by comedy writer Bob Kushell. The couple honeymooned in Bora Bora.


RelativityReal appointed Elizabeth Porter executive vp development Nov. 5.

Danny Passman was made partner Nov. 1 at the Gang Tyre Ramer & Brown law firm.

Hilary Smith was promoted to senior vp communications at NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media on Nov. 5.


Leonard Termo, a streetwise character actor who appeared in five 1980s films with close friend Mickey Rourke and guest-starred in a memorable Seinfeld episode, died in his sleep Oct. 30 at his home in Santa Clarita, Calif. He was 77.


Javier Bardem will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Nov. 8. The Spanish actor, who won an Oscar for his supporting role as sociopath killer Anton Chigurh in 2007's No Country for Old Men, next appears in the James Bond film Skyfall as villain Raoul Silva.

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